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Stories from Thursday, December 29, 2011

Kaley Hember rules as Roosevelt's Reader (12/29/11)
Another page has been turned on the calendar and the faint strains of those good old Christmas carols are starting to reverberate across the frosty hills. Even though we are only a few shopping sprees short of Christmas, there's still plenty of time for some last minute additions to your wish list for Santa Claus...
No Paper Monday (12/29/11)
There will not be a Jan. 2 issue of the Chronicle Times due to the New Year Holiday.
Judge rules in favor of Aurelia man (12/29/11)
SIOUX CITY - A federal judge in Sioux City has ordered the temporary return of a service dog to his disabled owner on Wednesday. In November, Jim Sak, a retired Chicago police officer, moved to Aurelia, with his pit bull mix, to help his ailing mother-in-law...
City appointments to Boards and Commissions (12/29/11)
Several positions on City of Cherokee Boards and Commissions expire effective December 31, 2011, and some of the current members may seek re-appointment, and others may choose not to serve another term. All citizens residing in the City limits of Cherokee are eligible to serve on a Board or Commission...
Several hospitalized after ingesting 'bath salts' (12/29/11)
Victims suffer serious medical conditions; one arrest made
Fire hits High Country Auto Salvage (12/29/11)
The Cherokee Fire and Rescue Department reports that firefighters responded to a blaze at High Country Auto Salvage Yard, located on the River Road on the southwest side of Cherokee, around 3 a.m. Wednesday morning. The fire totaled the building that housed salvage yard's body shop...
JV Braves drop two conference games (12/29/11)
The Cherokee JV Braves basketball team dropped a pair of Lakes Conference games just before the holiday break, losing 39-31 at Spirit Lake, and 56-33 at Estherville-LC. Against Spirit ake, Brett Walker led the Young Braves with 11 points, seven rebounds, and three steals. Jose Freed tallied eight points, and Kevin Fajardo six. Nathaniel Morgan grabbed five rebounds and had two steals...
John M. Sauer (12/29/11)
John M. Sauer, age 80 of Omaha, Neb. and former longtime resident of Cherokee, passed away Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011 with his family at his side at Lakeside Hospital in Omaha, Neb. after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. Memorial services were held at 10:30 a.m. today at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee...
Ebert / daughter (12/29/11)
Melissa Ebert of Cherokee gave birth to a baby girl, Maliyah Ann Ebert,at 4:44 p.m. on December 14, 2011. Maliyah weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz. and measured 20 3/4 inches long., and Jane and Steve Ebert of Cherokee are her proud grandparents.
Letter to the Editor (12/29/11)
To the editor: It is disappointing that the city council of Aurelia, Iowa has decided to take this course of action regarding Mr. Sak's needs to employ a service dog. Mr. Sak, who is a disabled Vietnam Veteran, has rights under the American with Disabilities Act to utilize a service dog and this is another example of a local city council obfuscating the balance of a federal law which protects private citizens from an overburdening local law...
Clean indoor air important (12/29/11)
With cold weather closing in, here's the inside scoop on indoor air quality: It's a hot topic these days because the levels of air pollutants indoors can be two to five times higher than outdoors. You can improve your indoor air by following a few tips...
What's right for the greater good (12/29/11)
The national vitriol being aimed at the City of Aurelia for enforcing a City Ordinance banning pit bulls in the town is unfair, unjust, unduly harsh, and simply doesn't relate to the type of wonderful people who call that community "home." Acting upon a citizen petition calling for enforcement of the pit bull ban, the City Council, paying heed to its constituency, earlier this month voted 3-2 to uphold the ban that resulted in a pit bull mix banned from the City limits...
Letter to the Editor (12/29/11)
To the editor: After seeing my community of Aurelia all over national news for treating veterans badly, I feel very embarrassed. After reading people's comments on Facebook and other media outlets, such as "I Hope the people of Aurelia burn in Hell and are eaten by pit bulls," and other people insulting family members of the city council, I am for sure embarrassed. ...
Letter to the Editor (12/29/11)
Dear Editor, The Gardens Retirement Community, would like to thank all those who participated in our 3rd annual "Garden of Trees," for 2011. As in the past, proceeds will be donated to our own Cherokee Hospice. We are delighted to say over $800.00 was raised this year!...